Caron Bradshaw and Joe Saxton among new Sorp Committee members

08 Dec 2014 News

Caron Bradshaw, chief executive at CFG, and Joe Saxton, founder of nfpSynergy, are among those who have been have been appointed to the Sorp Committee 2015.

Caron Bradshaw

Caron Bradshaw, chief executive at CFG, and Joe Saxton, founder of nfpSynergy, are among those who have been have been appointed to the Sorp Committee 2015.

The Sorp Committee is a group of sector professionals who advise sector regulators on the content of the Statement of Recommended Practice, the document governing charity accounting.

The new Sorp Committee will serve until 2018 and will be jointly chaired by Nigel Davies, head of accountancy services at the Charity Commission and Laura Anderson, head of enforcement at the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.

Bradshaw had previously been an observer member and is now a full member. Pesh Framjee who had previously been a committee member is now a an honorary technical advisor.

Most of the previous committee had served since 2006 and were invited to apply to rejoin. Carol Rudge and Noel Hundman successfully reapplied.

Davies said: “We were delighted by the high standard of applicants to join the committee and we welcome the breadth of experience and perspectives the new committee will bring together with CIPFA which is providing the technical support. We look forward to ensuring a high quality Sorp framework is in place for UK and Irish charities.”

The new committee is as follows:

Sector bodies:
Caron Bradshaw, chief executive, CFG
Simon Ling, from the National Association of Almshouses
Sheila Nordon, executive director of ICTR

Funders/commentators/academia:
Mark Hill, financial dontroller, Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts                               
Geoff Hunt, finance director, Wolfson Foundation
Noel Hyndman, professor,  Queen’s University, Belfast                  
Joe Saxton, nfpSynergy                

Finance Director:
Pat Dennigam, acting director of finance and administration, Focus Ireland           

Preparer/practitioner:
Richard Bray, finance, regulatory and taxes Manager, Cancer Research UK                           
Tom Connaughton, group internal auditor, the Rehab Group      
Darren Spivey, head of financial support and development, Royal National Lifeboat Institution   

Auditor/independent examiner:
Sarah Anderson, senior manager, Deloitte LLP                   
Michael Brougham, independent examiner         
Kenneth McDowell
Carol Rudge, partner-head of not-for-profit, Grant Thornton                      
Jenny Simpson, partner, Wylie + Bissett LLP                        
Mark Spofforth , partner, Spofforths Chartered Accountants      

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